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find my MAC/Physical Address?

How to find your MAC address (PDF) has instructions for many common operating systems and devices.   

If your device is not listed in the above PDF guide, you can do a Google search for online instructions using your device's model name and a phrase like "find my MAC address" as the search terms, or you can try contacting the store or manufacturer. 

download antivirus software?

How do I find information about clearing my browser cache?

You can find information on clearing your browser cache by visiting the following web page:


The site includes instructions for clearing your browser cache on the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Internet Explorer
  • Opera
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Windows Phone

find my IP Address?

On a Mac OS 10.4, 10.5, 10.6

  1. Got to apple icon upper left hand corner
  2. Click about this Mac
  3. Select more info
  4. Select network on left hand side
  5. Under active services choose either airport for wireless or Ethernet for wired
  6. Scroll down and find IPv4 Address

On Windows Vista, 7

  1. Click the blue globe or start menu
  2. Select control panel
  3. Then select network and sharing center
  4. Click on local area connection or wireless adapter
  5. Then Select details and it will list the IPv4 Address

Windows XP

  1. Select the start menu
  2. Then select control panel
  3. Select network connections
  4. Double click on local area connection or wireless adapter
  5. Then select the support tab
  6. Then select details and it will list the IPv4 Address


get my Student/Applicant PID?

To obtain your PID you may contact the Admissions Office at 740-593-4100 or by email at admissions@ohio.edu. 

get my Voicemail password reset?

You can get your voicemail password reset by contacting the operators at 740-593-1000. 

reset a network switch?

1. Unplug the power cable from the wall outlet.

2. Check and make sure the Ethernet cable from the wall is plugged into the uplink port.

3. Make sure an Ethernet cable is connected to the computer.

4. Plug the power cable back into the wall outlet.

get walk in assistance?

Walk in assistance is available at the Technology Depot in Baker Center 112.  More information is available at http://www.ohio.edu/technology/depot/index.cfm

locate a computer lab?

reset my OHIO password - student or applicant

If you have secret challenge questions set up for your OHIO ID, then you can reset your password online:

Reset your password online

You will need to know your OHIO ID. If you have forgotten both your OHIO ID and password, please contact the Service Desk.

If you do not have secret challenge questions set up, then you will need to call the Service Desk at 740-593-1222 or present a photo ID at one of the locations listed on our password reset page.

Welcoming Chief Information Officer, Craig Bantz

Craig Bantz